Open Theme Table 1 (Yellow)

Implications of continuously emerging technologies for ..... please complete.
Facilitator: Geoff Hendrick

Comments from the Table to be added below

Open Source in Education

IT tender procurement processes discourage open source?
IT tenders good for acquiring mainstream, mature ICT
not so good for innovating, piloting
Many OSS vendors lack capability to respond to large tenders
still some risk aversion to OSS

edu has special interest in innovation in ICT
OSS has special role to play here
There are many very good OSS tools for edu

need OSS + open standards
OSS has interop benefits...easier to get interop working if can see, change source code